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Name: David  Lorenz
Institution: Universität Freiburg
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: ''Contractions of English Semi-Modals: The Emancipating Effect of Frequency'' (2013)

''From reduction to emancipation: Is 'gonna' a word?'' (2013)

''On-Going Change in English Modality: Emancipation Through Frequency'' (2013)

''The perception of 'gonna' and 'gotta' – a study of emancipation in progress'' (2012)
Courses Taught: ''Language Variation and Change''
''Construction Grammar''
''Practical Foundations of Linguistic Research''
''Research Design''
''Introduction to Statistics''
''Doing Linguistics''
''Doing Historical Linguistics''
Dissertation Abstract: Contractions of English Semi-modals: The emancipating effect of frequency
Reviewer of: Diachronic Construction Grammar (LL Issue 27.2134)

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